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ActionDescriptionPerformance (1 worst - 5 best)
HedgeMay 2014 - Sell Dec Wht Futures5
SellOct 2014 - Wht and Remove Short Position4
SellNov - Dec 2014 - Feed Wheat4
HedgeNov 2014 - Sell Beans against unsold canola5
SellDec 19, 2015 - Sell balance of Wheat4
HedgeJan 2015 - Buyback Chg Wheat1
HedgeMarch 2015 - Buyback Chg Wheat1
HedgeMarch 2015 - Sell Nov Canola $460.003
HedgeMarch 2015 - Buyback Chg Wheat5
SellMarch 2015 - Wheat Basis Contract Fall 20152
Hedge May 2015 - Wheat3.5
SpecMay 2015 - Sell Wheat Futures4.5 $1500 - $2500.00 per contract in 5 days
Hedge June 2015 - Sell Wheat Futures 2 Trades in June Net Gain of .70 US less commissions
Hedge / SpecJune 2015 - Purchased 5.80 Chg Wht Calls Net Gain of .15 US less commissions
HedgeJuly 2015 Beans - Sold Nov Futures 9.47 - 9.50
4
HedgeAugust 12 Pre USDA Report Bought Oct Bean Puts 5
Hedge Sept 11 Pre USDA Bought Nov Corn Calls 5
SellSept 15 -
Oct - Jan CPS & CWRS - Aggressive Basis and Futures Rally
4
Hedge / SpecSept 15-
Sell Mar Chg Wheat Futures $5.05 - Bought Back at $5.05 Before Rally
3
SellOct 15
Canola $11.00 Dec / Jan Delivery
4
Hedge Nov 10 Pre USDA
Report bought Jan 8.70 Puts .19 to .24
4 - Sold at .24 to .30
Hedge / SpecSold March 8.70 Beans2 & 4 - Poor Spec Position but stop loss of .05
Sold Nov 16 Canola 10.50+TBD
Sold Canola for Jan thru Mar Delivery3.5 - Price was OK but Delivery Period was Determined
Hedge / Spec Dec 7
Mar 16 Beas @ 9.07
Buyback @ 8.98
4.0 - Quick Return or hold for Jan USDA Report
Hedge Dec 9 - Buy Mar Bean Puts3.5 - Downside Protection for Possible Bearish USDA Report
SoldJan 16 -
Sold CPS & CWRS Wheat for Dec thru May Delivery
4.0 - Time Will Tell but Very Good Basis & for Cashflow
Sold Signed Basis Contracts for CPS & CWRS Delivery4.0 - Time Will Tell
HedgeBought Mar Bean Puts for Possible Bearish Jan USDA Report3.0 - Market Reacted Bullish to Report and sold Puts at 10 to 15 loss
Hedge March 2016 - Sell Nov 16 Beans @ 8.97 - 9.004.0 - Stop Losses Triggered @ 9.07 and balance bought back @ 9.19 -9.20. Canola increased in value by $40.00/mt.
HedgeMarch 2016 - Sell Nov 16 Beans @ 9.40, Stop Losses @ 9.463.5 - Stop Losses Triggered on Overnights per April 12th USDA. Canola hasn't gained as much as beans because of strong Cdn$ and weak Bean Oil.
Sold April 2016 - Canola4.0 - Old Crop Canola Targets Picked @ $11.00
Sold April - May - Feed Barley and Wheat4.0 - Sell Balance of Feed Grains - Declining Demand
Hedge April - Bought Back Short Nov Bean Position $9.18 - $9.204.0 - Lost 10 to 15 cents but Removed Positions Before Massive Rally
SoldApril - Targets for New Crop Canola @ $11.003.5 - Picked & Sold Enough to Cover Cash flow and Bin Space
SoldMay - Sold $11.50 New Crop Canola3.5 - Increased New Crop Sold to 25%
TargetsJune - Wheat Targets for New Crop3.0 - 2CPS 11.0 @ 6.25 - 2 CWRS 12.0 @ 7.00 - Missed the Targets by .05. Very Disappointing
HedgeJune - Sold Nov Canola @ $496.00 - $498.00 3.5 - Made Margin to $524.00 and Bought Back at $496.00 - Broke Even
HedgeJune - Sold Nov Canola @ $496.00 with Stop Losses $505.003.5 - Bought Back @ $485.00 - $10.00 Gain
Hedge June - Sold Jan Canola@ $498.00 with Stop Losses $505.00 2.5 - Stops Were Too Close, Needed to be over $508.00
Option Trades Aug / Sept 3.0 - Small Gains but Time Value Eroded
SoldSept - 2CWRS 12.0 pro4.0 - Cash Flow and Decent Basis
SoldSept - Canola 10.80 Fall 2017 Small Percentage4.0 - Cash Flow and Bin Space
Sold Oct - 2CWRS 13.0 6.504.0 - Decent Basis and Good Movement
Sold Oct - CPS & SWS with 300+ FN 5.80 - 6.00 FOB Yard Central Alberta5.0 - More than $1.00/bus over Feed and .50+/bus than @CPS
Sold Oct - 1CC 11.00 Fall 20174.5 - Large Bean Crop for 2017 & Profitable
Sold Oct / Nov - 1CC 11.50 Old Crop4.5 - Good Movement and Cash Flow
Hedging & SpecQuiet because of Delayed Fall 3.0 - Harvest was Difficult
Sold Nov / Dec - Feed Wheat 3.5 - Cash Market was Weak and Didn't Look Good
Sold Jan - Feed Wheat3.5 - Cash Market was Weak and Didn't Look Good
Sold Dec / Jan - Balance of Feed Peas3.5 - Very Small % Left
Sold Jan - 11.00 Canola Fall 20174.0 - Large Bean Crop in 2017
HedgeJan / Feb - May Canola Futures @ 518.00 - 525.004.0 - Basis are Wide, Price Protection on Remaining Old Crop
Sold Jan - Balance of 300+ FN Wheat 5.50 FOB Central Alberta4.5 - Much Higher Price than Feed or CPS Market
Hedge Feb - Sold Canola Futures / Wait for Better Basis4.0 - Watch Cdn$
SoldFeb - New Crop Canola 11.004.0 - Good Starting Point
Sold Mar / Apr - Balance of Feed Grains3.5 - Slightly Better Price in Summer
SoldApr - Sold Balance of Canola @ 11.50 & 12.004.5 - Top Price and Shipped
HedgeApr - Sold Jan Canola Futures &/or Bean Oil4.0 - Wide Basis for New Crop
SpecApr - Buy Chg Wheat Futures with Stop Loss4.0 - 15 Cent Gain
SoldApr - Balance of CPS with 275+ FN 4.0 - Slightly Higher Price In June
TargetsMay - Snow in Winter Wheat Area US4.0 - Right Values for Wheat but Didn't Hit Till June
SpecMay - Buy Corn and Chg Wheat Calls5.0 - Took 10 cent Profit
SpecMay - Buy KC Wheat Calls4.5 - Took 10 cent Profit but Rallied and Could of Been 25 cents. A Small Profit is Better Than No Profit & A Spec
SoldJune - CPS & CWRS New Crop4.0 - Profitable Levels to Start Selling
Sold June - July 2017 Sold 35% of 2 CWRS 12.0 Starting @ $7.00 to $8.10 5.0 - Priced Averaged in Rising Market and 2 CWRS 12.0 to Limit Grade Spreads
Sold June 2017 - 2 CPS 10.0 @ $6.00 - $6.105.0 - Starting Point
Sold June 2017 - Feed Wheat @ $6.00 FOB Yard4.0 - Small % of Production at Decent Price and Cash Flow
Hedge June 2017 - Sold Nov Canola @ $515.00 4.0 - Bought Back @ $490.00
Bought July 2017 - Bought Corn Calls @ .052.0 - Expired
HedgeAugust 2017 - Sold Jan Canola $522.004.0 - Bought Back @ $495.00
SoldSept 2017 - Feed Wheat $5.50 FOB Yard4.0 - Large Supply of Low Pro Wheat
Sold Sept 2017 - 12.0+ Pro CPS $5.75 - $5.85 FOB Yard5.0 - $1.00 Bushel Higher Than Line Companies and FOB Yard
Sold Sept 2017 - Feed Barley $4.10 - $4.254.0 - Large Supply of Feed Grains, Decent Cash Flow
Missed OpportunitySept 2017 - Predicted Dec Minn Wheat Futures Would Drop to the $6.07 Gap2.0 - Should've Sold Dec Minn
Sold Nov 2017 - 11.50 Jan Canola 4.0 - Decent Basis and Delivery
Sold Nov 2017 - 11.00 Fall 2018 Canola4.0 - Fall Delivery, Cash Flow
SoldNov 2017 - 5.40 - 5.50 Feed Wheat Dec/Jan 4.0 - Large Supply of Low Protein Wheat
HedgeNov 2017 - Sold Jan Canola Futures4.0 - Sold 11.50 Cash and Removed Sell Position
Sold Dec 2017 - CPS 12.0+ Pro 4.0 - 55 Over Basis
Sold Jan 2018 - Continue to Sell Low Pro Wheat as Feed 5.50 - 5.604.0 - Large Supply of Low Protein Wheat
Sold Feb 2018 - 11.00 Fall 2018 4.0 - Cash Flow / Basis are 25 - 30 Under but 11.00 is the Target
Hedge Feb 2018 - Sold Nov 2018 Canola Futures 500.00 to 518.004.0 - Holding till Basis Improve
SoldFeb 2018 - Sold Balance of 1CWRS 13.5+ $7.504.5 - High Futures and Good Basis - Used Targets
SpecFeb - Mar 2018 - Bought Out of Money Corn Calls 4.0 - Premiums 4 - 5 cents / Limited Risk
SoldMar 2018 - Oct / Dec #2 CPS 11.0 $6.505.0 - High Futures / 27 over Basis / Highest Price Since July 2017

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